SAP, Dow, WE Communications, and PIMCO join cross-corporate pro bono collaboration
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Global Health Corporate Champions’ second cohort arrived in Accra, Ghana to collaborate with four exceptional organizations striving to advance health conditions throughout the country. This cross-corporate pro bono team—comprised of highly skilled employees from SAP, the Dow Chemical Company, WE Communications, and PIMCO—is a unique innovation in pro bono, leadership development, and action learning programming.
One day, skills-based volunteer program provides technology support to North Carolina nonprofits
Durham, January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is partnering with Fidelity Investments on its 2nd wide scale day of service designed to build the technical infrastructure and know-how of nonprofits in the Raleigh-Durham area. Tech Impact Day will bring together 125 Fidelity technologists to design data, networking and web strategies for 14 local nonprofits, resulting in an anticipated investment of more than $100,00
Using pro bono to cultivate leaders and engage tech talent
Pro bono service can transform nonprofit organizations. For over 15 years, Taproot Foundation has mobilized professional expertise to help nonprofit organizations increase their effectiveness and reach. Once confined to legal service, pro bono service across all areas of expertise is utilized by nonprofits anywhere, anytime. Commonly, 95% of nonprofits report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.
Firms are turning to pro bono projects to give up-and-coming managers a chance to grow
When Carissa Biggie was selected for Goldman Sachs’ six-month leadership-acceleration program, one of her tasks was to figure out a template for growth—not for the firm or even for her department but for STRIVE, a national nonprofit that provides skills training for low-income people and helps them get jobs.
Welcome to corporate pro bono, the fastest growing category of volunteerism in the U.S.
What could a small team of JFS professionals and volunteers possibly have in common with a group of corporate employees who spend their days helping people achieve their financial goals? Turns out: EVERYTHING.
Taproot Foundation’s State of Pro Bono Service Survey shows that pro bono service helps nonprofits improve their organization’s effectiveness. Here’s how one Silicon Valley social services organization benefited.
This week, Taproot Foundation released findings from the 2016 State of Pro Bono Service Survey showing that 95% of nonprofit professionals report pro bono service improved their organization’s effectiveness. These improvements were cited most often in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.